Statistical Inference for Multidimensional Inequality Indices

Ramses H. Abul Naga

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Abstract

We use the delta method to derive the large sample distribution of multidimensional inequality indices. We also present a simple method for computing standard errors and obtain explicit formulas in the context of two families of indices
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBath, U. K.
PublisherDepartment of Economics, University of Bath
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameBath Economics Research Working Papers
No.2/09

Keywords

  • large sample distributions
  • standard errors
  • multidimensional inequality indices

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